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The Synonyms Quiz

Are you a human thesaurus? Dare to take the ultimate synonyms challenge? Don't be so shy — Our Fun Synonyms Quiz will help improve your vocabulary and make you the master of synonyms!


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  • BooBear21
    wow, never heard word twee or the Ob word.
    LikeReplyReport14 days ago
  • Unicorn_fnaf
    I got 10/10 in first try!!!!!!!!
    LikeReplyReport25 days ago
  • ursoulmate
    I got 9/10 on my second try as a non-native speaker! Thanks for the quiz!
    LikeReplyReport 43 months ago
  • Owen_04
    I was asked "what is a synonym of blunt" and I answered "blur". However, it says the answer is "stark". After the consultation of a dictionary and thesaurus, I understand that they were asking for a synonym of the word "blunt" when used as an adjective of a person or statement. However, I was technically not incorrect, since this was not specified in the question. Blunt has two meanings as an adjective: when talking about a person or statement "blunt" means "uncompromisingly forthright" which could be described in another manner as a "sharp" or "piercing" statement. However, when using the word "blunt" to describe a piece of metal or a knife, "blunt" means essentially the opposite -- "unsharp" or "dull". So, obviously, you can see, after further examination of the true meaning of the question, it is blatantly apparent that it is important to specify what the question is asking, whether it is referring to an object, or to a person or statement since the two uses of the word mean essentially the opposite. Please fix the stating of the question to specify this. 
    LikeReplyReport 93 months ago
    • 8track
      but blur is a description (adjective) the way it would be similar to blunt and stark. And if something is blurred it is unclear unfocused or fuzzy in appearance visually or cognitively but never of an object. Blunt refers to dull, rounded or unsharpened objects. It is not unclear. 
      LikeReplyReport 18 days ago
  • odalis_s
    This was superb
    LikeReplyReport 23 months ago
  • mattb.94989
    I think question #9 is a bit confusing. There's no answer that really makes sense. You're asking for a synonym for the word "subterranean", which means "existing, occurring, or done under the earth's surface" (Oxford Dictionaries). According to the quiz, the correct answer is "ulterior"...but the definition of that word is "existing beyond what is obvious or admitted; intentionally hidden". The most commonly used synonym for "subterranean" would be "underground". 
    LikeReplyReport 76 months ago
    • Phuk.Biden
      three of them are theistic and secular for all intents and purposes is the opposite of theism. At least that's the way I got the answer.
      LikeReplyReport 15 months ago
  • subbu
    a big thank you !!indeed I loved it!!
    LikeReplyReport 36 months ago
  • Bumblebee
    Some words I have never come across before, but the challenge of the quiz shows there is some 'feeling', or rather faint association towards the correct answer. Very strange experience. (I am non-native speaker) 
    LikeReplyReport 47 months ago
  • Kitsune
    This makes me feel very smart, my friends call me the Walking Thesaurus- so thank you! (by the way, I used to think a Thesaurus was a kind of dinosaur)
    LikeReplyReport 77 months ago
  • DaemonSmith
    10/10 in 36 secs!
    LikeReplyReport 98 months ago
  • Bichinha
    8/10 and English is not my native language (I'm Portuguese)! And on the first one I didn't choose "mad" because it's an adjective and "fury" is a noun.
    LikeReplyReport 79 months ago
  • seamusm.56414
    10/10 in 48 secs.
    LikeReplyReport 99 months ago
  • JP_FL
    OK, I gave it a second shot and this time, you’ve presented scanty and dearth as antonyms. Related terms perhaps, but they are completely different parts of speech (an adjective and a noun). You could choose much more appropriate antonyms and synonyms to improve these quizzes. 
    LikeReplyReport 89 months ago
  • heidi_t
    Thin is not a synonym of curdled. To curdle means to separate and form lumps. Coagulate would be the correct synonym. Sober is not synonymous with besotted - to be besotted means to be infatuated or in love, or even drunk. Not convinced this has been properly checked. 
    LikeReplyReport 1011 months ago
    • Soulwriter
      thanks for your feedback! We've revised the answers to better suited words. Note that particular question was about antonyms of words, not synonyms :)
      LikeReplyReport 1611 months ago
  • angieg.65653
    10/10 in 58 seconds
    LikeReplyReport 1112 months ago
  • binky_m
    One annoyance about the Synonyms quiz: it’s too big for the page, so at the start of every question, I need to scroll the page down and to the right to be able to see the question and answers. It looks as if you’re using fixed sizes insteada percentages. The latter’d be preferable, as it’s less user-hostile. (I’m set to request the desktop site on my iPad.) Thanks for considering it! (Thanks also for using text and background with good contrast and text size; these days, everyone seems to prefer low contrast (e.g., pale gray 7pt text on a gray background; argh! I can’t see it even with a magnifying glass!) I appreciate you making the effort so that EVERYONE can read it! 
    LikeReplyReport 131 year ago
    • Soulwriter
      loving this feedback :)
      LikeReplyReport 811 months ago
    • TobySorrrels
      I agree with this comment about having to scroll. I have a 27" monitor and still have to scroll to see all choices. Excellent quizzes. I love what you are doing with this site. I recommend it to my English students who are international scholars. 
      LikeReplyReport 17 months ago
  • Basim.urtubia
    Great :)
    LikeReplyReport 91 year ago
  • TexasRoz
    I just love playing this game, uh, er, taking your Synonyms Quiz. I feel smarter with every question I get right. And even smarter upon learning the synonyms or antonyms of words I got wrong.
    LikeReplyReport 91 year ago
  • yeeun_k
    Thanks
    LikeReplyReport 91 year ago
  • nikos_p
    I am not aware of any context where "ambidextrous" has the same meaning with "fallacious"
    LikeReplyReport 311 year ago
    • johnm.21640
      Sorry if you get this reply twice...ambidextrous could relate to fallacious via 'two-faced'. A bit of a stretch, I agree
      LikeReplyReport 81 year ago

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